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Projeto Hippocampus

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Address: Rua da Esperanca, 700, Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(81) 3552-2191
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 12:50 pm
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It is a unique experience to visit the place, see all those sea horses together and know about the project in studying and preserving the animals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a nice tour to be included in your stay. It takes around 2 hours by non-motorized boat around the mangrove. Seahorses stay attached to mangrove branches. The sailboat man dives and unattached a female and a male to show to the tourists. After couple minutes, the diver put them back in the branches. In the same trip, we... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

its a nice place, but locals say its an AQUARIUM, i thought something totally different....its just 1 room with 30 fish tanks....not more than that

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We need to support it. It makes the difference saving sea horses from disappearing . There is also another fishes and animals to see

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Thank Vinicius G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Go somewhere else of interest a waste of time and rigged by the guys who operate the 100s of beach buggies that tell you they are going to show you the best sites but end up showing you building sites!!

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Santos, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

It has a lot of tanks, with the main fishes of the region, including a mero.Aside the fishes, there was a Squilla. There are panels explaining the development of the sea horses.There are also moreys. The seahorses alevines, could have a magnifyng glass, to better see them.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The place is very tiny with a few tanks with seahorses and some with other animals like fish and crabs. It was highly recommended to me which is why I was disapponted. Its just ok... If you have time and are close to it, maybe stop by, but do not make it a priority.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great stop to understand the fauna of the area. Recommend for kids as a break from the beach circuit in Porto de Galinhas. The exposition is short and focused on the hippocampus found in the area. Volunteers are there to teach about these interesting animals.

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It is a unique experience to visit the place, see all those sea horses together and know about the project in studying and preserving the animals.

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1 Thank NadiaRTS
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

The house on Esperança streat with the exposing is more interesting and cheap than the "jangada" tour on Maracaipe point. it is very illustrative and helpfull, there is a lot of info about the seahorses (lovely air conditioned), and beautiful little partners, it was amazing to know about their behavior. I don't know if it is possible a bilingual tour... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Very cheap to get in to and very interesting. Well worth the visit. It's close enough to town to walk and entry is cheap.

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